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The Canon PowerShot G1X Mark III combines the power and versatility of a DSLR with the simplicity and size of a compact camera. An evolutionary leap from the award winning G1X II, it squeezes a DSLR sized sensor into a truly portable form, making it the perfect tool for social media moguls, inspired content creators, and casual photographers alike.

Large 24.2 Megapixel APS-C Sensor

Realise the potential of your creativity with the combination of an APS-C sized 24.2 megapixel image sensor, a powerful DIGIC7 image processor and Canon's market leading Dual Pixel AF focusing system. Equally comfortable shooting razor sharp photos or silky smooth video, the G1X III is designed for capturing stills at up to 9 frames per second or Full HD video at 60fps to help tell a more immersive and engaging story.

Versatile 3x Zoom Lens

The 35mm equivalent 24-72mm zoom lens complements the convenience of this pocket sized jack-of-all trades. Its 3x zoom range delivers a wide-angle perspective for sweeping landscapes, selfies and shooting in confined spaces, while the longer end of the focal range delivers up-close detail for beautiful portraits and magnifying far-away objects. A minimum focal distance of just 10cm opens up the world of macro style photography, allowing you to bring out the detail and texture of plants, insects and the things too small for the human eye to appreciate.

5-Axis Optical Image Stabiliser

A built-in Optical Image Stabiliser ensures razor sharp results when shooting in low-light situations. Reducing the amount of blur caused by camera shake, the 5-axis stabiliser also works in video mode, equipping you with the ability to achieve smooth, fluid video clips without the need for a gimbal or steadycam.

Fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF Performance

The first Canon compact to feature Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus, the G1X Mark III is in a class all of its own. Seen only in Canon DSLR and mirrorless cameras until now, the proven Dual Pixel AF system delivers ultra-fast, precise focusing performance that is capable of speeds as quick as 0.09 seconds. Its 49 AF points are combined with blistering responsiveness, ensuring you’re equipped to freeze even the most fleeting moments with razor sharp clarity. An advanced tracking mode is perfect for unpredictable movement such as kids or pets, allowing you to concentrate on the composition of your image to nail that perfect moment.

Perfect for YouTube Content

Its Dual Pixel AF is also great for shooting video. The smooth yet quiet focusing action during filming makes it more natural to the viewer when transitioning between focus points, much like the human eye. The smooth action is complemented by the G1x’s Touch and Drag AF functionality, which allows you to simply drag your finger between two subjects to create cinematic style focus pull effects that transition the viewers' attention between two points of interest seamlessly.

Time-Lapse Movie Modes

Expand your creative boundaries with built-in Time-Lapse movie modes. The convenience of being able to process the images in-camera is combined with 3 pre-defined scene types makes it easy to achieve professional quality time-lapse results without the hassle of copying the images to a desktop or laptop computer for processing.

Panoramic Shot Mode

Sweeping panoramas are also easy to achieve with the G1X III's panoramic shot function. Gone are the days of processing shots in Photoshop, the G1X can automate the procedure in-camera. Simply pan across the scene you wish to capture and let the powerful DIGIC7 processor stitch them into one seamless image automatically.

Vari-Angle LCD Display

An intuitive shooting experience is delivered via Canon's proven Vari-Angle LCD Touch Screen. Made from scratch-resistant reinforced glass, the 3-inch display features a 1.04 million pixel resolution to deliver maximum image detail and sharpness. Its variable angle design is great for selfies and extremely high or low angles compositions, while the capacitive touch functionality makes navigating menus, changing settings, reviewing images, playing back videos and selecting autofocus points a truly instinctive experience.

Bright OLED Electronic Viewfinder

The bright 2.3 million dot organic EL viewfinder is perfect for shooting in extremely bright conditions or scenarios requiring critical sharpness. It offers accurate colours and approximate 100% coverage for pixel perfect compositions.

NFC + Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Connectivity

NFC & integrated Low-Power Bluetooth technology enables the camera remain constantly connected to your smart device for hassle free transfer of your photos and videos for instant sharing or editing.
A must for the social media savvy, the Bluetooth connection seamlessly switches to a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi connection for fast transfers to your phone or tablet, ensuring photos and videos are ready to be shared on Facebook, YouTube Instagram almost immediately.

Weather Sealed Construction

With its dust and moisture resistant construction, DSLR style manual controls and support for RAW image capture, the Canon PowerShot G1X Mark 3 is ideal for creatives looking for the perfect go-anywhere, shoot-anything workhorse without the bulk of a DSLR or Mirrorless camera.

IMAGE SENSOR  
Type APS-C CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 24.2 M
Aspect Ratio 3:02
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
IMAGE PROCESSOR  
Type DIGIC 7
LENS  
Focal Length 15 – 45 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 72 mm)
Zoom Optical 3x
ZoomPlus 6x
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x [1])
Combined Approx. 12x
Maximum f/number f/2.8 - f/5.6
Construction 9 elements in 8 groups (3 double-sided aspherical lenses and 1 single-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation Yes (lens shift-type)

Still: Adaptive Intelligent IS , Max. Approx. 4-stop stabilisation [13]

Movie: 5-axis Advanced Dynamic IS
FOCUSING  
Type Dual Pixel CMOS AF System.  Phase detection pixels built onto imaging sensor [24]
AF System/ Points Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection [25]

Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection [24]
AF Modes Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE [6], Touch AF
AF Point Selection AF area size customisable.

Touchscreen LCD active and Touch and Drag AF available when EVF is in use.
AF Lock Yes, via customisable buttons
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual Focus Yes, plus MF Peaking & AF + MF
Focus Bracketing Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 10 cm (Wide) from front of lens
30 cm (Tele) from front of lens
EXPOSURE CONTROL  
Metering modes Real-time metering from the image sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to Face Detection AF frame)
(2) Center weighted average metering
(3) Spot metering
AE Lock Yes, via customisable buttons
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 EV in 1/3 stop increments

ND Filter (3-stop) On/ Auto/ Off [16]
AEB 1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments (can be used together with manual compensation)
ISO sensitivity AUTO, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12800, 25600 [15]

AUTO ISO: 100 - 25600 (possible to set Max. ISO speed and rate of change)
SHUTTER  
Speed 1 – 1/3200 sec. (factory default)
15 – 1/3200 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)
WHITE BALANCE  
Type TTL
Settings Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater, Colour Temperature (100 K increments)

White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9 levels
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9 levels

White Balance Compensation in Underwater mode
Viewfinder  
Viewfinder EVF (0.39 type), Approx. 2,360,000 dots, OLED type
Viewfinder / Coverage Approx. 100%
Eyepoint / Dioptre Correction Approx. 22 mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
-3.0 to +1.0 m-1 dpt (dioptric range)
LCD MONITOR  
Monitor Vari-angle 7.5 cm (3.0") Touchscreen LCD (TFT) with reinforced glass. 3:2 aspect ratio. Approx. 1,040,000 dots. Electrostatic capacitance type.
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD (Press and hold INFO. Button)
FLASH  
Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Manual Power Adjustment 3 levels with internal flash

(Up to 22 selectable levels with Canon Speedlites [2][26])
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes
Built-in Flash Range 50 cm – 9.0 m (W) / 50 cm - 4.5 m (T)
External Flash E-TTL with EX series Speedlites [2]
SHOOTING  
Modes Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom 1, Custom 2, SCN (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Panoramic Shot, Panning, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye effect, Art Bold effect, Water painting effect, Toy camera effect, Miniature effect, HDR, Underwater,. Fireworks), Movie (Standard, Short Clip, Manual, Time-lapse Movie)
Photo Effects Picture Styles: Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Drive modes Single, Auto Drive, High-speed continuous, Low-speed continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting Fixed AF: Up to approx. 9 shots/s for up to 24 frames in JPEG [20], 19 frames in RAW [3]

With AF: Up to approx. 7 shots/s for 29 frames in JPEG [3][20]
ACCESSORIES  
Cases / Straps Soft Case DCC-1830
PowerShot Neck Strap NS-100
Neck Strap NS-DC12
PowerShot Accessory Organizer
Waterproof / Weatherproof Case Waterproof Case (40m) WP-DC56
Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1
Lenses Lens Hood LH-DC110
Flash Canon Speedlites (including 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 430EX III-RT, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, 600EX II-RT, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)

Off-Camera Shoe Cord OC-E3, Speedlite Bracket SB-E2
Remote Controller/ Switch Remote Switch RS-60E3
Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3 [28]
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Compact Power Adapter CA-DC30E
Battery Charger CB-2LHE
Other Interface cable IFC-600PCU
Canon Connect Station CS100
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS  
Operating Environment 0 – 40°C, 10 – 90% humidity

Dust and moisture resistant construction [27]
Dimensions (WxHxD) 115.0 x 77.9 x 51.4 mm
Weight Approx. 399 g (including battery and memory card)
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated
Subject to change without notice
[1] Depending on the image size selected
[2] Not all functions of the flash are supported
[3] Under conditions where the flash does not fire
[4] Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting
[6] Some settings limit availability
[7] The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above
[11] Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts
[13] Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm
[15] ISO sensitivity denotes Recommended Exposure Index
[16] Auto ND Filter not available in Movie Mode
[17] Charging via USB requires Interface Cable IFC-600PCU (Sold separately) or similar cable with USB Micro-B to USB type-A connectors. Charging time varies depending on the remaining battery power
[18] Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only
[20] Sustained continuous shooting speed is tested based on Canon's testing standard. Function requires compatible SDHC/SDXC UHS Speed Class 1 memory card, total number of frames captured varies depending on shooting subject, settings and brand of memory card
[21] Equipped with Bluetooth® low energy technology. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth
[22] Bluetooth connection requires smart device to be equipped with Bluetooth version 4.0 (or later). Also requires smart device to be using operating system iOS 8.4 (or later) or Android 5.0 (or later) as well as latest version of Camera Connect app installed
[23] Not compatible with following PictBridge compatible SELPHY CP200/ CP220/ CP300/ CP330/ CP400/ CP500/ CP600/ ES1
[24] Dual Pixel CMOS AF - AF is possible over an area of approx. 80% Vertical x 80% Horizontal of the frame
[25] Maximum number of AF frame is dependent on selected image aspect ratio
[26] Level of adjustment is dependent on the Speedlite attached
[27] To maximize the camera's dust and drip resistance, keep the terminal cover, memory card/battery cover and all other covers firmly closed. This camera is designed to be dust and drip resistant, in order to help prevent sand, dust, dirt, or water that falls on it unexpectedly from getting inside, but it is impossible to prevent dirt, dust, water, or salt from getting inside at all
[28] Require Remote Controller Adapter RA-E3
*Specifications subject to change by manufacturer without notice.
  • Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Compact Camera
  • Battery Pack (NB-13L)
  • Battery Charger (CB-2LHE)
  • Wrist Strap (WS-DC12)
  • AC Cable

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